As kids the world over head back to school and women start planning their wardrobes for fall, the fashion industry is cashing in on an accessory that is at the strange and unexpected intersection of both worlds. Indeed, you don’t have to be a student to sport a backpack because this scholastic staple is trendier than ever and perfect for the season ahead. Pick one that pairs beautifully with what you already own and flaunt your style as you walk away – it’s that simple.
As for styling this subtle statement accessory, the options are endless. For instance, you could use a backpack to lighten the mood of a well-tailored suit or even to add laid-back vibes to a graceful dress. To see which pieces are highly worthy of your attention – and your cash – browse through Savoir Flair’s edit of the best backpacks in the gallery below.